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The Kents

$$ - $$$, British,
1 Ilsham Road | Wellswood, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
+44 1803 292522
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (27 reviews)
“mussels” (21 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 Ilsham Road | Wellswood, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in here to watch the Six Nations game and had also booked a table for afterwards for food. The bar is good and the staff friendly. My food was good (pulled pork burger), however my husband's was not. He also ordered a bottle of...More

Thank CherCheal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Kents for the first time and was served a sloppy flavourless pulled pork burger which I had much higher expectations for. Wouldn’t recommend

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited the eve before Valentine's Day. Expecting it to be as busy as usual we booked online (easy peasy) but needn't have done so. Still has a great atmosphere and service was good, prompt and attentive. Ordered their signature burgers after thinking them the best...More

Thank Deborah V
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We were a group of 10, including 2 babies, celebrating a birthday with a meal. We were seated quickly, and left to peruse the menu. I was very impressed by the variety of meals. We have some people with small appetites, who enjoyed the light...More

Thank Lubenstar
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Came here on Xmas eve for drinks and food. It was absolutely rammed! We had mussels, baked camembert, fries and nibbly bits; and the food was fantastic! We were extremely well looked after with a really attentive staff member who recommended some lovely gins (this...More

Thank Middlebrough
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Went here and had a lovely cider on one of the afternoons . Real ales are available. Modern, clean anf friendly place. Food looked scrummy

Thank CorinneLudlow
Reviewed 8 December 2017

. . . But without the posh prices! I would certainly recommend this place to everyone, it’s just perfect. They do a good range of food to suit most tastes, at pretty low prices too. Three of us went for lunch for the first time,...More

Thank tonydelaney36
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Perfect meal. Lovely restaurant area. Waitresses and staff were polite and very helpful. Food was excellent! Lots of choice. Very well done.

Thank LisaMJC
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I booked early for dinner for 4 adults. The whole experience was excellent. The young lady who served us was very helpful, had a good knowledge of the menu and how it could be adapted eg for a gluten free bun. She also knew about...More

Thank Nonee B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Five of us ladies were staying at Munthum House and the proprietor Adam recommended The Kents and what a joy this was. The food was exceptional and the service second to none. We were served by an extremely personable and efficient young lady who was...More

Thank LabuanHouse
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Steven M
3 January 2018|
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Response from CorinneLudlow | Reviewed this property |
It's plated
Chantel E
7 November 2017|
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Response from Keeley S | Reviewed this property |
Hahahahaha, I'm sorry but I wouldn't know. I only went there during the summer. It would be interesting to find out though!
16 April 2015|
Response from Richard W |
Do I need to book and how much is the Sunday roast dinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ilsham Road | Wellswood, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 292522
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